Pensioners demand dignity in Spain

Thousands of pensioners from all over Spain took to the streets of Madrid on October 16 and marched from the Puerta del Sol to the Congress of Deputies demanding an increase in pensions and for a dignified life.

October 17, 2019 by Peoples Dispatch

The representatives of the State Coordinator in Defense of Pensions (COESPE), the key organiser of the march, handed over a demand charter to Meritxell Batet, President of the Congress of Deputies. A group of pensioners, left from the cities of Rota and Bilbao in the last week of September to join this march in Madrid. They walked for over 600 kms to reach the capital to demand dignified pensions for future generations.